This Oscar-winning biopic thrillingly charts the early years of Elizabeth I’s reign. In this career-making role, Blanchett’s electrifying depiction reveals a vibrant, three-dimensional portrait of the monarch. Co-produced by British film studio Working Title Films, directed by Shekhar Kapur and featuring a range of UK talent including Daniel Craig, this drama will enrapture.
In 1558, Elizabeth Tudor (Cate Blanchett) becomes queen of a divided England. Widely perceived as weak, she is advised to marry William Cecil (Richard Attenborough). Resisting this fate, she must choose carefully where to place her trust: with her secretary Walsingham (Geoffrey Rush) or her secret lover, Sir Robert Dudley (Joseph Fiennes).